Montana Brown just shared a post on AF Instagram about what Coachella is really like

Every year, the Coachella Music Festival takes place. Every year, you see the same celebrities living the same life, wearing free holiday fashions and promoting every brand on Instagram. Judging by the social media pages of most attendees, you might think that the California music festival is not to be missed. But before you rush to book your tickets for next year, you might want to take a look at a certain Love Island star's Instagram. In a series of posts, Montana Brown reveals the truth about Coachella. And it's not exactly what you think.

The 23-year-old posted a lengthy text on Instagram: "For those of you wondering whether to save up for a Coachella ticket, all I can say is, I need to work something out. ." She went on to say that she "took some beautiful photos" and described the musical performance as "amazing," but also listed some things that weren't very Instagrammable.

“I also had blisters on my shoes, you have to walk for about an hour from the Uber drop off point to the festival itself, it smelled like gerbils, I bought some chips for about £20 and at the end of it all "When you finally get to the taxi... you have to pick up the sand and brush it off your hair and nostrils."

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Brown even admitted that the party was "much better" than the festival itself, but also said she had a "terrible time." She said the purpose of posting the caption was to let people know "it's not as glamorous as it looks, and one day I got dressed up 3 times in an hour just to take some pictures." That last part probably only applies to professional influences , but I appreciate the sentiment.

In another photo, she said she had "changed in the bush" with rocks in her shoes and thorns on her butt to provide content to her 1.3 million followers. Brown isn't the only one to tell the difference between an edited photo and harsh reality.

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One Insider contributor recently said it took more than two hours each day to get into the festival and complained about the price of the food. "Maybe if I was a VIP pass holder and invited to a pool party with Kendall and Kylie Jenner, it would be more glamorous and worthwhile," she concluded. “The reality is that at the end of the day we have wonderful shared memories of a great show, but we’re dirty, tired, thirsty and wondering if walking home would be faster than waiting for the bus.”

In 2016, Buzzfeed also published an article showcasing the experience of influencers and ordinary people at the Coachella music festival. Huge queues and unkempt campsites may be nothing compared to a typical British music festival, but that's definitely not the image Coachella portrays.

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There's even a Reddit thread dedicated to the expectations versus reality of Coachella. OK, some people praised the organization and overall beauty of the festival, but some reviewers also pointed out shortcomings. "People care more about themselves than the festival," one netizen wrote, while another said it was impossible to do hair and makeup in the hot weather.

What is the motto of this story? Don't believe everything you see on Instagram.